Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986
S.M., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983
M.Math, Mathematics, University of Waterloo, 1982
B.S., Queens University, 1980
Biomechanics and mechanobiology, with focus on: glaucoma, including studies of aqueous humour drainage and optic nerve head biomechanics; mechanobiology of osteoarthritis; flow in the cardiovascular system; relationship between hemodynamics and arterial disease.
2012, Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute
2009, Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering
2009, Fellow of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
2007, Fellow of the American Institute Medical and Biological Engineering
2006, Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering
2000-2007, Canada Research Chair (Tier I)
1997-1999, E.W.R. Steacie Fellowship
1999, Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship
MA Van Doormaal, A Kazakidi, M Wylezinska, A Hunt, JL Tremoleda, A Protti, Y Borhaus, W Gsell, PD Weinberg, CR Ethier, “Hemodynamics in the mouse aortic arch computed from MRI-derived velocities at the aortic root”, J Royal Soc Interface, July 2012.
WD Stamer, Y Lei, A Boussommier-Calleja, D Overby, CR Ethier, “eNOS, a Pressure-Dependent Regulator of Intraocular Pressure", Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Vol. 52, pp. 9438-9444, 2011.
Y Lei, DR Overby, WD Stamer, CR Ethier, “Outflow physiology of the mouse eye: pressure dependence and ‘washout’”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Vol. 52, pp. 1865-1871, 2011.
IA Sigal, JG Flanagan, CR Ethier, “Factors influencing optic nerve head biomechanics“, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Volume: 46, Issue: 11, Pages: 4189-4199, DOI: 10.1167/iovs.05-0541, Published: NOV 2005.
CR Ethier, M Johnson, J Ruberti, “Ocular biomechanics and biotransport“, Annual Review Of Biomedical Engineering, Volume: 6, Pages: 249-273, DOI: 10.1146/annurev.bioeng.6.040803.140055, Published: 2004.
J Gottanka, D Chan, M Eichhorn, et al., “Effects of TGF-beta 2 in perfused human eyes”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Volume: 45, Issue: 1, Pages: 153-158, DOI: 10.1167/iovs.03-0796, Published: JAN 2004.
JG Myers, JA Moore, M Ojha, et al., “Factors influencing blood flow patterns in the human right coronary artery”, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Volume: 29, Issue: 2, Pages: 109-120, DOI:10.1114/1.1349703, Published: FEB 2001.
CR Ethier, RD Kamm, BA Palaszewski, BA; et al., “Calculations of flow resistance in the juxtacanalicular meshwork”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Volume: 27, Issue: 12, Pages: 1741-1750, Published: DEC 1986.